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Job listing closed on 11 Oct 2023
16 Sept 2023

Assistant Athletic Trainer

🇺🇸 Stockton, CA, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.
US$5,400 – US$5,800 per month

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Stockton Kings training room and provide athletic training duties to ensure the peak health and readiness of players during the 23-24 season. This includes but is not limited to preparing athletes for practices and games; performing first aid and acute injury/illness care; maintaining proper medical, injury, and treatment records; and collaborating with colleagues to execute performance programming and rehabilitation protocols. As a member of a high-performing team spanning athletic training, the Assistant Athletic trainer will be expected to adopt a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach. Duties will also include assisting with tasks related to equipment management. Athletic trainers must comply with all NBA G League rules and regulations and must maintain in good standing his/her NATA certification and appropriate state license.

This is a seasonal, full-time position split between the Sacramento Practice Facility and Stockton Arena.

Essential Job Functions

The Assistant Athletic Trainer must perform duties as assigned by the team’s Head Athletic Trainer or Front Office, including the following:

  • Practice the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of NBA G League personnel from injuries;
  • Perform athletic training procedures on players including preventative treatment, taping, bandaging, and acute injury/illness care, during training and games
  • Partner with the strength and conditioning coach and Head Athletic Trainer in preparing the team for practice and games
  • Assist with assessing and screening players according to department principles and standards as established by the Head Athletic Trainer
  • Keep current and comprehensive electronic records of player injuries/illnesses and treatments on the team's electronic medical records software
  • Manage and upload all medical records, medical tests, and injury and rehabilitation information related to players to the League’s electronic medical record system (the “EMR/ARMS”);
  • Order and maintain training room inventory of medical supplies
  • Attend all League-mandated Athletic Trainer’s Meetings

In addition, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will serve as Equipment Manager:

  • Maintain the equipment room and related inventory supporting the Stockton Kings.
  • Maintain clean and organized equipment, storage, and locker rooms in alignment with the team's commitment to professionalism.
  • Assist in the shipment of equipment and related materials.
  • Oversee laundry services.
  • Respond to management, support staff employees, coaching staff, and player requests, to appropriately distribute team apparel and/or surplus equipment.
  • Manage equipment duties during travel.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • Graduated from a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Kinesiology, or a related field.
  • At least 1 year of experience of relative experience.
  • Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and hold a current certification in Cardiac Basic Life Support or Basic Trauma Life Support.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise science. Familiarity with common sports-related injuries, injury prevention strategies, and rehabilitation techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of emergency medical procedures and protocols.
  • Proficiency in using electronic medical record (EMR) systems and medical documentation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with athletes, coaching staff, and medical team members.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail for accurate record-keeping.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


  • Passion for sports medicine and a desire to contribute to athlete health, wellness, and performance.
  • Dedication to continuous learning and staying up-to-date with current trends and advancements in sports medicine and athletic training.
  • Resilience and adaptability to handle the physical and emotional demands of working with athletes in high-stress situations.
  • Professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to maintaining athlete confidentiality and privacy.
  • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Must be goal, detail, and multi-task oriented with the ability to prioritize.
  • Must be able to work in a confidential environment, and capable of working with high profile individuals in a professional manner.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, and move for extended periods of time.
  • Capable of lifting and carrying equipment and assisting with player movement as needed.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and travel as needed.


  • $5,400 - $5,800 per month.